Career Girl: Interview Checklist
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Congrats on getting the job interview! Now, for the prep work—research the company, get your questions ready, and know what you want to tell them about your qualifications.
But, what about picking out what you're going to wear?
We've put together some clothing guidelines to keep in mind for your job interview.
Neckline: Make sure your neckline is not too low-cut.
Hemline: Make sure your hemline is no higher than two inches above the knee.
Fabric: Check the sheerness of the fabric. Make sure nothing is too sheer or translucent.
Proper Fit: Interview clothing should fit properly—not too small and tight, or too big and loose.
Hygiene: Be freshly showered, with neat hair and clean looking makeup.
Nails: Keep nails short. Make sure nail polish is pale or a neutral color.
Hosiery: Depending on the job, tights or pantyhose may be expected.
Tie: A tie is expected for corporate job interviews.
Shoes: Wear dress shoes. Be sure they are clean, polished, and un-scuffed.
Belt: Select a belt to match your shoes.
Socks: Make sure your socks match your shoes or pants.
Proper Fit: Everything should fit properly—not too small and tight, or too big and loose.
Fabric: Traditional fabrics for suits and trousers work best for job interviews.
Hygiene: Be freshly showered with clean, combed hair.